All languages obedient to food.

What surprises our foreign students in Syktyvkar stores?Now about 150 foreign students study at our University. Verbum launches a permanent column “Exchange students”, where we will talk about the life of foreign students, their taste preferences and national dishes. The first topic for discussion is food. Our correspondent talked to students from different countries and looked into their food basket.Over the last academic year, the number of foreign students at the Syktyvkar State University has doubled compared to 2015 – now there are 142 of them. 97% of students came to Syktyvkar from the former Soviet Union. This is not surprising, because all foreigners, one way or another, are studying in the “great and mighty” Russian language. In addition, we have students from Germany, interns from Finland and the United States, and since the fall there were five guys from South Africa.Many of them are studying not the first year, …

In the new academic year, more than 100 students from India are expected to arrive at Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University

Last week in Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University ended with a meeting of the administration and Indian representatives of the recruiting companies. The introductory visit of Dr. Navin Saxen, director and founder of “Sky Topper Consultants”, is not the first one in Syktyvkar. However, this time four recruiters came with him to get acquainted with the material and educational base personally, to meet with teachers and students of the university.The meeting was held within the framework of the priority national project “Export of the Russian education”. According to Olga Kushnir, Vice-rector of Academic Affairs of the university, the key goal of the project is to increase the attractiveness and competitiveness of the Russian education on the international market of educational services. Today 48 international students study in the University, 18 of them are from India.“Sky Topper Consultants” and “Edplus Educational India Pvt Ltd” cooperate with each other, annually recruiting more …